Standard & Poor’s S&P500 EPS Estimates 2020 & 2021 – December 17, 2020

As many are aware, Standard & Poor’s publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  (My posts concerning their estimates can be found under the S&P500 Earnings tag) For reference purposes, the most current estimates are reflected below, and are as of December 17, 2020: Year 2020 estimates add to the following: -From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $120.81/share …

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S&P500 Price Projections – Livingston Survey December 2020

The December 2020 Livingston Survey (pdf) published on December 18, 2020 contains, among its various forecasts, a S&P500 forecast.  It shows the following price forecast for the dates shown: Dec. 31, 2020  3600.00 June 30, 2021 3650.00 Dec. 31, 2021  3745.00 Dec. 31, 2022  3899.20 These figures represent the median value across the forecasters on the survey’s panel. …

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Building Financial Danger – December 8, 2020 Update

My overall analysis indicates a continuing elevated and growing level of financial danger which contains many worldwide and U.S.-specific “stresses” of a very complex nature. I have written numerous posts on this site concerning both ongoing and recent “negative developments.”  These developments, as well as other exceedingly problematical conditions, have presented a highly perilous economic environment …

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VIX Weekly And Monthly Charts Since The Year 2000 – December 2, 2020 Update

For reference purposes, below are two charts of the VIX from year 2000 through Tuesday’s (December 1, 2020) close, which had a closing value of 20.77. Here is the VIX Weekly chart, depicted on a LOG scale, with the 13- and 34-week moving averages, seen in the cyan and red lines, respectively: (click on chart …

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Charts Of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980 – December 2, 2020 Update

In the March 9, 2012 post (“Charts of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980“) I highlighted two charts for reference purposes. Below are those two charts, updated through the latest daily closing price. The first is a daily chart of the S&P500 (shown in green), as well as five prominent (AAPL, IBM, …

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DJIA, DJTA, S&P500 And Nasdaq Composite Charts – Ultra Long-Term

StockCharts.com maintains long-term historical charts of various major stock market indices, interest rates, currencies, commodities, and economic indicators. As a long-term reference, below are charts depicting various stock market indices for the dates shown.  All charts are depicted on a monthly basis using a LOG scale. (click on charts to enlarge images)(charts courtesy of StockCharts.com) The …

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Trends Of S&P500 Earnings Forecasts

S&P500 earnings trends and estimates are a notably important topic, for a variety of reasons, at this point in time. FactSet publishes a report titled “Earnings Insight” that contains a variety of information including the trends and expectations of S&P500 earnings. For reference purposes, here are two charts as seen in the “Earnings Insight” report of November …

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S&P500 EPS Estimates For Years 2020, 2021 & 2022

As many are aware, Refinitiv publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  (My other posts concerning S&P earnings estimates can be found under the S&P500 Earnings tag) The following estimates are from Exhibit 24 of the “S&P500 Earnings Scorecard” (pdf) of November 17, 2020, and represent an aggregation of individual S&P500 component “bottom up” analyst forecasts.  For reference, the …

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Standard & Poor’s S&P500 EPS Estimates 2020 & 2021 – November 12, 2020

As many are aware, Standard & Poor’s publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  (My posts concerning their estimates can be found under the S&P500 Earnings tag) For reference purposes, the most current estimates are reflected below, and are as of November 12, 2020: Year 2020 estimates add to the following: -From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $120.19/share …

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Building Financial Danger – November 9, 2020 Update

My overall analysis indicates a continuing elevated and growing level of financial danger which contains many worldwide and U.S.-specific “stresses” of a very complex nature. I have written numerous posts on this site concerning both ongoing and recent “negative developments.”  These developments, as well as other exceedingly problematical conditions, have presented a highly perilous economic environment …

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